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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lucy Miller Mitchell
RLIN number: NXCP88-A98
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Family and childhood; education, Daytona Beach and Boston; Director, Robert Gould Shaw Settlement House Nursery School, 1931-51, educational director, Associated Day Care Services of Boston, 1951-65, advisor to Massachusetts Office for Children and Department of Public Welfare, Board member Boston community action organizations; development of national and state Head Start program; Freedom House; Internatioal Conference on Social Welfare tour to Southeast Asia, 1958-59; influence of Mary McLeod Bethune on career; attitudes on parenthood, child development and care.
Extent: Transcript: 100 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mitchell, Lucy Miller, 1899-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1899
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Gilkes, Cheryl
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American women executives; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; North America; Oral history; Social work with African Americans; United States; Women executives
Topics discussed - Other terms: Day care centers; Mitchell, Lucy Miller, 1899-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020573-16015